Rainier Tower B&W
photo by Chris Metz
If you put "I'll tumble for you" here, you're dead to me. Just FYI.
Some people spend their whole lives trying to recapture some innocence, that first experience, maybe whimsical dreams of their younger years, chasing yesterday’s playful imagination like Peter Pan’s shadow.
No matter our Earthly age, do we not all turn to children when we look up at the night sky? Second star to the right, and all the rest, too.
Learn their secrets, study their science and tie them to your wrist so that they can follow you in the daylight, until you discover them new again, when darkness falls.
John Nelson is known for building extremely complex visualizations of weather patterns. But his latest creation is a simple animated GIF of 15 frames from NASA’s cloudless satellite photography collection. It’s essentially a year in the life of Earth.
Here, he shares why the visual is so haunting to him personally and to us collectively. We felt that his thoughts were simply too earnest to abridge.
It’s like planetary breath on the cold window of the North Pole.